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Back In Black - 21st Amendment Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,781 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,781
Reviews: 644
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 39
Gots: 104 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies around 7%.
65 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 11-23-2008)
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Libationguy

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4.33/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown with an off-white head. Carbonation is fine and there is a moderate head retention.

Citrus, resin, pine, white flowers, roasted malt, pumpernickel bread and a light coffee note. The aromatics hold a medium intensity and while the hop notes are fresh, they are not overly aggressive.

Really picks up on the palate. Resin, hop bitterness, espresso. Rich, roasted malt flavors.

Nice full mouthfeel, with the hops well balanced but notable.

Bold in style and really well made.

Serving type: can

07-07-2013 03:23:08 | More by Libationguy
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S- Semi-pungent piney hops break out of the glass against a mildly roasty backdrop.

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Back In Black from 21st Amendment Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,781 ratings.